Maintenance vs. Maintainance - What's the difference?

Main Difference

The main difference between Maintenance and Maintainance is that the Maintenance is a actions performed to keep some machine or system functioning or in service and Maintainance has no English definition. It may be misspelled.

Wiktionary

  • Maintenance (noun)

    Actions performed to keep some machine or system functioning or in service

  • Maintenance (noun)

    A tort committed when a third party who does not have a bona fide interest in a lawsuit provides help or acquires an interest to a litigant's lawsuit.

  • Maintenance (noun)

    Alimony, a periodical payment or a lump sum made or ordered to be made to a spouse after a divorce.

  • Maintenance (noun)

    Child support.

  • Maintenance (noun)

    Money required or spent to provide for the needs of a person or a family.

  • Maintenance (noun)

    The natural process which keeps an organism alive.

Oxford Dictionary

  • Maintenance (noun)

    the process of preserving a condition or situation or the state of being preserved

    "crucial conditions for the maintenance of democratic government"

  • Maintenance (noun)

    the process of keeping something in good condition

    "car maintenance"

    "essential maintenance work"

  • Maintenance (noun)

    the provision of financial support for a person's living expenses, or the support so provided

    "a chance of going to university with fees and maintenance paid"

  • Maintenance (noun)

    a husband's or wife's provision for their spouse after separation or divorce

    "a divorced man paying his ex-wife £2,500 a year maintenance"

  • Maintenance (noun)

    the offence of aiding a party in a legal action without lawful cause.

Webster Dictionary

  • Maintenance (noun)

    The act of maintaining; sustenance; support; defense; vindication.

  • Maintenance (noun)

    That which maintains or supports; means of sustenance; supply of necessaries and conveniences.

  • Maintenance (noun)

    An officious or unlawful intermeddling in a cause depending between others, by assisting either party with money or means to carry it on. See Champerty.

  • Maintenance (noun)

    Those actions required for the care of machinery, a building, etc., to keep it clean and in proper functioning condition, and to prevent or forestall damage due to normal use.

  • Maintenance (noun)

    Payments, such as child support or alimony, to a dependent child not living with one or to a divorced wife.

Princeton's WordNet

  • Maintenance (noun)

    activity involved in maintaining something in good working order;

    "he wrote the manual on car care"

  • Maintenance (noun)

    means of maintenance of a family or group

  • Maintenance (noun)

    court-ordered support paid by one spouse to another after they are separated

  • Maintenance (noun)

    the act of sustaining life by food or providing a means of subsistence;

    "they were in want of sustenance"

    "fishing was their main sustainment"

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